Taichung City Second Market
The center of the market is marked by a historic hexagon architecture. In early times, it was an important market where daily commodities were gathered and distributed. Due to the wide variety of goods, vendors were placed in different sections in the hexagon layout.
The Second Market is also a place where you can find delicious local food of Taichung. Some of the iconic traditional deliciousness that can be traced back to generations ago include braised pork belly with rice, white jute, mushroom and meat soup, black tea, noodles, etc. Any food vendor you find in the market is probably a gourmet-certified eatery. It is the place to visit for some traditionally flavored Taichung snacks.
How to Get There
Go with an empty stomachI will highly recommend to go with an empty stomach as there are just so many delicious food to try. You can start off with Wanki radish cake, FuChou noodles, Old Lai tea and then finish up with the...
Good food good price good localized experienceYou will find very localized Taiwan food at a very cheap price. The taste and flavor may not be something very fantastic, but is the overall experience
Fantastic and clean traditional market!One of my favorite markets in Taichung, named Taichung's Second Market, is easily accessible with public transport, surrounded by historical buildings and local businesses, and has a wonderful...
Fairly smallI enjoyed my walk through this market at lunchtime yesterday. I gotta sit and enjoy some nice noodles cheap and then a cold mango slurpie drink. Just follow the locals but then there's some poor...
Traditional marketVisit this market in the morning. Clean traditional market. Good place to try local dishes at lower prices.
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